brings clarity to confusing lyrics

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

DOES ANYONE KNOW THE HIDDEN MEANING BEHIND AFROMAN'S “BECAUSE I GOT HIGH?” provides users with a large database of song lyrics to discover and debate.

Every music fan has been in the classic argument about the true meaning of a certain song.

Whether the argument is with a friend or a drunken stranger at the bar, the disagreement tends to result in a stalemate, with both parties thinking he or she is the one who truly understands the song’s meaning.

Thanks to Kevin Marsh, the creator of, you can finally put an end to these seemingly irresolvable arguments.

In addition to allowing members to post song lyrics, there are discussion threads beneath each lyric page to facilitate debate.

The board allows members to post their interpretations of song meanings and comment on other members’ interpretations. Membership is free and allows you to post lyrics and join in discussions.

The Eagles’ “Hotel California” is one of the most hotly debated songs on the site. Thousands of users claim to know its true meaning, with theories ranging from drug addictions to being code for a satanic cult.

A member named “Daffyb” offers an interesting interpretation that he learned from a former college professor who claimed to be a close friend of one of the members of The Eagles. He explains the song is really about the L.A. record industry and the lengths artists will go to get signed.

However, has some drawbacks. It can be annoying when members argue back and forth or when discussion boards are filled with meaningless comments.

Another problem with the site is that not all songs receive a strong response. Less popular songs may only have a few comments or even none at all, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start a debate of your own. is growing with over 300,000 members and over a million comments on 400,000 different songs.

As the site expands there will be more members to post new lyrics and provide comments.

It’s a great platform for discussion among music afficionados. Now, a debate that started between you and a friend could grow into a debate with thousands of music fans from around the world.

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